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Willis Newson, Bristol Heart Institute, Lifeboat atrium sculpture by Rob Blake and Jan Olins.

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Willis Newson, Bristol Heart Institute, Lifeboat atrium sculpture by Rob Blake and Jan Olins.

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Music Minds Mental Health Project funded by Clinical Commissioning Group

The Music Works in Gloucestershire recently secured funding from its clinical commissioning group and Youth Music, to pilot a music-led approach to reducing mental health issues in young people with a particular focus on self-harm, body-image, eating disorders and stress. 

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The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Opportunities

Researcher / Evaluator to work with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trus

Paid brief for a Researcher/Evaluator to evaluate a large-scale art and wayfinding project as part of Connect, the public art programme for the 3Ts hospital redevelopment. Deadline for tenders: 23rd June 2017

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Understanding the brian

Glenside Hospital Museum

Glenside Hospital Museum provides a rare opportunity for people to discuss mental illness and incapacity through an examination of the past. Our core purpose is to be a dynamic educational ...

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